2018
Health & Wellness
On January 27, 2018 By J Sparling

The CAPS/ACSP Executive is working to improve the Health & Wellness Resources we provide for postdocs and to build an inclusive, supportive, and connected national community to help ensure the wellbeing of our members. The need for improved mental/emotional support was clear in the results of the CAPS/ACSP 2016 National Postdoc Survey, as many postdocs …

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2017 NPA Policy Report calls for improved compensation, benefits, and tracking of postdocs
On January 10, 2018 By J Sparling

In collaboration with Sigma XI, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) in the US has released an institutional policy report based on a 2016 survey of 130 institutions that hire postdocs and hold NPA membership.   The key recommendations in the report are that institutions that hire postdocs should: 1) Increase the staff and budget for …

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Career Development Resources
On January 07, 2018 By J Sparling

    Introducing a new website designed to deliver a regional resource for Canadian scientists to manage and develop their careers with tailored advice, content and opportunities, offering them vital support throughout their working life. https://naturecareerscanada.com/ The website is designed to act as a hub for researcher career development in Canada by providing cross-disciplinary: News and …

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